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CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and leadership in practice

CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and leadership in practice

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1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

Professional Certificate

Subject areas

Leadership Policy / Strategic Planning

Course type


Course Summary

The CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic leadership and Management practice is designed for Managers who are already operating at the strategic level.

This qualification is designed for individuals wishing to develop strategic management and leadership practice who will have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive business activities in a senior, regional, specialist, director or CEO management and leadership role. The programme will build on existing skills and knowledge candidates have as a manager and leader and will provide a more in depth understanding of the skills and behaviours required for strategic development and leadership. Through the completion of the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic leadership and management qualification candidates will have the opportunity to complete a strategic project. The programme is dynamic and intensive, candidates need to be prepared to complete substantial independent research to support the completion of their programme.


Candidates are required to complete two 4500-5000 words written reports to complete the qualification, one of which is Strategic project. Candidates will be provided with individual one to one mentoring to support the development of their strategic projects and their personal development on the programme.


The qualification is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)


The aim of this unit is to equip leaders with an in-depth understanding of strategic leadership within an organisational context. Leaders will explore the complexities of the role and the theoretical perspectives, approaches, behaviours and skills which can enhance their professional practice. The unit focuses on the leader’s ability to respond creatively to complex organisational challenges and understand how to set and deliver sustainable strategic goals.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Candidates are required to demonstrate the following to be considered for a place on the programme, in addition to the entry requirements candidates will undergo an interview to assess suitability on the programme. Hold a senior management position for at least two years. Can demonstrate engagement in strategic level project development over the past two years. Degree or equivalent qualification.